WorldCat Identities

Birch, Beverley

Overview
Works: 110 works in 385 publications in 18 languages and 9,276 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Fiction  Young adult works  Biographies  Biography‡vPictorial works 
Roles: Author, Adapter
Classifications: QD22.C8, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Beverley Birch
Louis Pasteur : the scientist who discovered the cause of infectious disease and invented pasteurization by Beverley Birch( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 8 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the nineteenth-century French scientist who discovered the process for destroying harmful bacteria with heat and opened the door to the new science of microbiology
Marie Curie : the Polish scientist who discovered radium and its life-saving properties by Beverley Birch( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Turkish and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity by Beverley Birch( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life and accomplishments of the Polish-born chemist, discussing her methods of scientific research, discovery of radium, and its use as a treatment for cancer
Guglielmo Marconi : radio pioneer by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of the Italian inventor, who was a pioneer in the development of the radio
Marie Curie by Beverley Birch( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Shakespeare's tales by Beverley Birch( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wonderful collection contains four of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, beautifully and evocatively retold by Beverley Birch. They are complemented by exquisite and atmospheric illustrations from Stephen Lambert. This special gift book is a perfect present to give and receive and one to treasure for ever
Pasteur's fight against microbes by Beverley Birch( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of how science teacher Louis Pasteur discovered microbes in 1856 while trying to solve a problem at the local sugarbeet factory
Louis Pasteur : father of modern medicine by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life of Louis Pasteur, who invented the process that eventually bore his name, pasteurization, and who also created a vaccination for rabies, and studied cholera, anthrax, and other deadly diseases
Marie Curie's search for radium by Beverley Birch( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Marie Curie whose extraordinary persistence and determination proved the existence of radium and opened the gateway to the nuclear age in which we live. Marie Curie's scientific research and discovery of radium in 1902, helped open the door to our modern nuclear age
Mahatma Gandhi : champion of human rights by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of the statesman who was a key figure in India's fight for independence from Great Britain
Guglielmo Marconi : the story of radio and how it made the world a smaller place by Beverley Birch( Book )

26 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 12 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the early life of Marconi, his invention of the wireless, the spread of his invention worldwide and its effect on human communications
Alexander Fleming : the bacteriologist who discovered penicillin-- the miracle drug that has saved millions of lives by Beverley Birch( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 11 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the British bacteriologist, born in Scotland, who was knighted and awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering penicillin
Marie Curie : pioneer in the study of radiation by Beverley Birch( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the chemist whose work with radium laid the foundation for much of today's scientific knowledge
Martin Luther King, Jr. : America's great nonviolent leader in the struggle for human rights by Valerie Schloredt( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life of the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights leader
Father Damien : missionary to a forgotten people by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the priest who gave his life to the care of lepers in a colony at Molokai, Hawaii
Alexander Fleming : pioneer with antibiotics by Beverley Birch( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life story of Alexander Fleming, his study of medicine and bacteriology, and his discovery of penicillin
Marconi's battle for radio by Beverley Birch( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Marconi's discovery of the radio
Rift by Beverley Birch( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ella assists Inspector Murothi in the search for her sister and four other campers who have mysteriously disappeared and may be the victims of sinister behavior and bullying
Benjamin Franklin's adventures with electricity by Beverley Birch( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Slovenian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Benjamin Franklin's experiments with electricity and his attempt to prove the electrical properties of lightning by flying a kit with a metal key attached
 
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Marie Curie : courageous pioneer in the study of radioactivity
Alternative Names
Bāchi, Bibarii

Berč, Beverlī

Birch, B.

Birch, Beverly

버치, 비벌리

バーチ, ビバリー

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Guglielmo Marconi : radio pioneerMarie CurieShakespeare's talesPasteur's fight against microbesLouis Pasteur : father of modern medicineMarie Curie's search for radiumAlexander Fleming : pioneer with antibioticsMarconi's battle for radio